Amasati, aka: Āmasati; 2 Definition(s)


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āmasati : (ā + mas + a) touches; pats; rubs.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Āmasati, (ā + masati fr. mṛś) to touch (upon), to handle, to lay hold on Vin.II, 221; III, 48 (kumbhiṃ); J.III, 319 (id.); A.V, 263, 266; J.IV, 67; Ps.II, 209; Miln.306; SnA 400; DhsA.302; VvA.17. — aor. āmasi J.II, 360; ger. āmasitvā Vin.III, 140 (udakapattaṃ) J.II, 330; grd. āmassa J.II, 360 (an°) and āmasitabba id. (C.). — pp. āmaṭṭha & āmasita (q. v.). (Page 104)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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